Publications

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World Energy Trilemma 2009: World Energy and Climate Policy Assessment

Energy policy must be integrated over time, and regionally and globally for some issues such as regional security and climate change. WEC believes that relentless improvement of government energy policies and industry practices are needed, and that this can lead to a material advancement in their capabilities to effectively handle these energy transitions. To enable this rapid change, WEC has launched […]

Published in November 2009

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European Climate Change Policy Beyond 2012

This report reflects the views of WEC European Members and does not necessarily represent the view of all WEC members. There is an increasing scientific consensus that human activities do trigger climate changes. Actual forecasts predict temperature increases that are likely to be beyond the adaptation potential of ecosystems. These considerations play a major role […]

Published in November 2009

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WEC Rules of Trade 2009: Trade and Investment Rules for Energy

Rules that govern energy trade is an issue that has generated increasing concern everywhere, from the standpoint of both the security of supply for consumers and security of demand for suppliers. This concern reflects the importance of rules that comprehensively address the needs from supply and demand point of view and integrate the international fabric […]

Published in September 2009

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World Energy Resources 2009 – Interim update

The Survey of Energy Resourcs  is a unique comprehensive compilation of global energy resources. This update to the 2007 WEC study provides updated tables, figures or country notes for 15 key energy resources.

Published in July 2009

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World Energy Trilemma 2008: Assessment of Energy Policy and Practices

This paper describes the methodology and the implementation of the new WEC Assessment of Energy Policy and Practices, an on-going examination of energy policies around the globe and how they have worked in practice. This assessment is driven by stakeholders in the over 90 WEC national committees with the goal of accelerating the achievement of economic […]

Published in December 2008

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Regional Energy Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean

The regional study entitled “Energy Integration in Latin America and the Caribbean” has been conducted by the WEC Latin American Member Committees. Having identified that the weak link between existing national energy infrastructures remains a major stumbling block to strengthening regional economic integration, this study aims to propose alternative views – primarily on the integration […]

Published in December 2008

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Energy Efficiency Policies

This study report describes and evaluates energy efficiency trends and policies. While ADEME coordinated the project, the study was carried out over three years with contributions from more than 70 countries.

Published in January 2008

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Europe’s vulnerability to Energy Crisis

The growing dependency of Europe as a whole on energy imports and anticipated further increases in energy prices reinforce the concerns about meeting the energy demand in the future. The objective of the Study is to identify the threats leading to potential energy crises and suggest solutions for facing, the related key challenges.

Published in January 2008

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Performance of Generating Plant 2008: Managing the changes

The WEC Committee on the Performance of Generating Plant (PGP) has been collecting and analysing power plant performance statistics worldwide for more than 30 years.

Published in December 2007

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World Energy Scenarios 2007: Energy Policy Scenarios to 2050

This WEC study is bottom-up regional view of our energy future focusing on policies to ensure energy sustainability. Experts from five regions and all energy domains worked together to produce four different scenarios to predict how differing levels of cooperation and government involvement would affect the energy future of the World. Browse online Watch the Video […]

Published in November 2007

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